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Louisiana smoking ban will change the way you ... eat?
January 05, 2007 at 10:13 am
Louisiana's restaurants, public places, public buildings and most other places of employment became smoke-free with the start of the new year.

$500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display $500 reward for vandals who trashed Christmas display
January 05, 2007 at 10:05 am
Eric and Nena Matherne of Bayou Gauche thought their holidays went off without a hitch until they came home to find their elaborate Christmas display had been trashed.

13551 River Rd., Luling for $351,000 from Total Transportation, INC to Fae Holdings 388454, LLC on Dec. 14 Real Estate Transactions
January 05, 2007 at 9:57 am
The following Real Estate Transactions were taken from the public records at the St. Charles Parish Courthouse. Below you will find purchased homes and vacant land in the St. Charles Parish area. The following took place primarily during of December. I would like to wish you and your family a HAPPY NEW YEAR! May it blessed.

This week’s BEST-BUY GOODIES at the German Coast Farmer’s Market
January 05, 2007 at 9:55 am
Check out this week's preview of the great items at the Ferman Coast Farmer's Market.

Camera Shootout 2007: $500 to be won in our new contest
January 05, 2007 at 9:53 am
Our competition is open to photographers in St. Charles Parish and all surrounding parishes - and to make sure everyone can join in on the fun, both digital and print formats are approved.

Swimming in holiday credit card debt
January 05, 2007 at 9:48 am
Every year at this time, we vow to shed two things: the extra pounds we packed on after feasting on too much turkey and the extra credit card debt we racked up on gifts for friends, family and ourselves. In fact, most of us used plastic instead of cash during the holiday season.

Sheriff's Reports
January 04, 2007 at 3:46 pm
6 arrested on crack cocaine charges

John Lambert He’s outta here - HHS coach takes new job
January 04, 2007 at 11:40 am
Hahnville High School loses a great coach in John Lambert, who's accepted a plum position at East Ascension as athletic director/head football coach.

At the sound of the beep ...
January 04, 2007 at 11:27 am
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From the editor’s desk
January 04, 2007 at 11:21 am
Maintaining a healthy dialogue with the audience is an important job for any newspaper.

And with that in mind, we want to address an issue brought up by several Herald-Guide readers who took offense when we used the word "porn" in a headline over a story about the sentencing of a sex offender who downloaded child pornography off the Internet.

Local economy to get more retail outlets
January 04, 2007 at 11:18 am
There is good economic news for St. Charles Parish in the New Year.

Something to SMILE about
January 04, 2007 at 11:15 am
You'll feel good after you read the "funny" that follows ...

Christ can help you find happiness. Set goals with God in mind to make 2007 your BEST year yet
January 04, 2007 at 11:08 am
At the beginning of every year, many New Year's resolutions are made and promptly broken within a few months or even a few days.

St. Charles Parish Trivia Tidbits
January 04, 2007 at 11:04 am
Throughout 2007, the Herald-Guide will feature seven trivia tidbits about St. Charles Parish in each of our weekly issues - a total of 365 historical facts - in celebration of our Bicentennial Year.

Walk down Memory Lane gives Barb her New Year’s resolution
January 04, 2007 at 11:01 am
The other day I was talking with my daughter, and in the course of the conversation I mentioned that microwave ovens weren't around when we were growing up, that I didn't get my first microwave until after I was married. I used to work for a wholesaler, and microwaves cost about $1000 each.

Business 'incubator'will be housed in this building. New parish facility can put you on the ‘road to riches’
January 04, 2007 at 10:57 am
You can produce homemade recipes for market and build the profitable business you’ve always dreamed about at St. Charles Parish’s new “Food Production Incubator” - a facility that will open within months in Norco.

Talking Points ... with Shonna Riggs
January 04, 2007 at 10:54 am
An innovative new program will help parents figure out what sorts of mental-health services are available for their children, which is going to help kids and their families lead happier and more productive lives.

Herald-Guide's Mike D ... BEST VOICE in radio, says Sports Illustrated
January 04, 2007 at 10:51 am
Herald-Guide sports columnist and nationally-known radio personality Mike Detillier has joined the ranks of ESPN’s Chris Fowler, CBS’s James Brown and Fox Sports’ Troy Aikman as the best of the best in sports analysis and commentary in SI.com’s 2006 Media Awards.

Monsanto outraged by Roundup  cancer claim
Monsanto outraged by Roundup cancer claim
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Monsanto’s response to the World Health Organization (WHO) labeling its widely used weed killer, Roundup, as “probably” causing cancer in humans was swift – it’s junk science.